USS Hornet Hosts STEM-to-Sea-and-Sky

Free Open House and Training Event for Science Educators to Take Place on Feb. 28, 2015                                              The USS Hornet Museum (Hornet) is partnering with the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Office of […]

Recreation Expo Returns for 6th Year

Early, discounted registration for spring, summer programs Danville area residents are encouraged to save the date to attend the Town of Danville’s 6th Annual Recreation Program Expo to be held February 14, 2015 at the Danville Community Center. A variety of specialty class instructors and Town staff will be on hand to showcase upcoming classes […]

Ways you can help this holiday season

By Candace Anderson, Contra Costa County Supervisor:                                                The Holiday Season is a special time for most of us. For some it holds great religious significance with the celebration of Christmas and Hanukkah, and some […]

Want to Work in the White House?

White House Fellowship Program Recruitment Event The recruitment event will give potential applicants an overview of the application and selection process and in-depth information about the program, as well as feature local White House Fellow alumni who will be in attendance to discuss their experiences and answer questions. SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Tuesday, November 25th, […]

Life after Breast Cancer

By Dr. Shoba Kankipati; Many women look forward to the completion of their breast cancer treatment and getting on with their life. However for some the end of treatment can be a confusing or stressful time. They may feel nervous or upset at the thought of no longer regularly seeing members of their health care […]

Stan Hitomi named Alamo Citizen of the Year

Hitomi Recognized for Positive Impact on the Community Through his Leadership and Innovative Ideas  At the 32nd Annual Alamo Music and Wine Festival held on Saturday, September 6th, the Rotary Club of Alamo named Stan Hitomi, principal of Alamo Elementary School, as the 2014 Alamo Citizen of the Year. In addition to being recognized by the […]

Help Children in Need with backpacks

The Danville Alain Pinel Realtors Office is collecting donations to be able to purchase and assemble backpacks for local children in need. All completed backpacks will benefit foster children and clients supported by VESTIA in Contra Costa County (Volunteer Emergency Services Team in Action). The program will run through August 2014, but the greatest need […]

Community Foundation of Alamo keeps up the good work

The new Community Foundation of Alamo is the successor to the Alamo Chamber of Commerce Foundation (ACCF). The ACCF was established as a 501(c) (3) Non-Profit Public Charity in 2009 for the purpose of providing fundraising support for the activities of the Alamo Chamber of Commerce. With the consolidation of the Alamo and Danville Area […]

Common Core aiming for uncommon results

Students ready for College, Careers By Joan Trezek Did you move to a new state or to a new school district as a child? Ever experience a “gap”?  Perhaps you had already covered fractions or the causes leading up to the American Revolution.  Now, in your new school setting, you had to do it all […]